Astropoetica: Mapping the Stars through Poetry

Astropoetica Jubilee: 2003-2014

When I watch the skies
with the naked eye
I see more.

When I watch the skies
through the telescope
I see much more.

When I read Astropoetica
I need to see
more,
and much more,
because I feel cosmic magic
of human soul.

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Starry Night over the Fagaras Mountains

Credit: Valentin Grigore (founder president of SARM)

Andrei Dorian Gheorghe is the founder and director of the Cosmopoetry Festival of the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy-SARM. He is the editor of over 30 slim English anthologies of Romanian and international astropoetry, and is the director of original astropoetry shows presented at the International Meteor Organization Conferences 1997-2011, the Leonid MAC Workshop of NASA (Tel Aviv, 2000), the European Convention of Science Fiction - Romania 2001, and the Internatonal Astronomical Union Symposium 260 (UNESCO, Paris, 2009). In 2003, he initiated the Meteor Contemporary Poetry Project for the IMO. He is also the coordinator of Cosmopoetry - SARM & Friends.